Falgu Shah currently leads Business Operations at Paystack, a pan-African online payments company, which helps merchants to collect payments from their customers.
Previously, Falgu invested in early to growth-stage fintech businesses across Southeast Asia, Latin America, and Africa with the International Finance Corporation. She continues to invest in global fintech and digital commerce companies through Next Billion Capital Partners.
Falgu has also worked with Lori Systems in Nairobi and Actis in Johannesburg. She started her career in investment banking, working for Morgan Stanley based in London.
Falgu holds a BSc in Economics from the University of Warwick, and a joint Masters in Public Administration and Business Administration from Harvard University and the University of Pennsylvania